Australian New Crops Info 2016
Supported by the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation

Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Nassella cernua

 

 

This species is usually known as:

Nassella cernua

 

This species has also been known as:

Stipa cernua, Stipa pulchra var. cernua

 

Common names:

Nodding Needlegrass

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Nassella cernua: 6]

 

 

Popularity of Nassella cernua over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Nassella cernua (histogram and left hand axis scale of left-hand plot) and line of best fit, 1901 to 2013 (equation and % variation accounted for in box); Right-hand Plot: Plot of a proportional micro index, derived from numbers of papers mentioning Nassella cernua as a proportion (scaled by multiplying by one million) of the approximate total number of papers available in databases for that year (frequency polygon and left-hand axis scale of right-hand plot) and line of best fit, 1901 to 2013 (equation and % variation accounted for in box)] 

[For larger charts showing the numbers of papers that have mentioned this species over years, select this link; there are links to come back from there]

 

Keywords

[Total number of keywords included in the papers that mentioned this species: 17]

 

Drip irrigation (2), Ground cover transpiration (2), Semi-trellised vineyards (2), Soil evaporation (2), Vine plants transpiration (2), California ecoregions (1), multispecies sod (1), native sod (1), percent cover (1), population dynamics (1), revegetation practices (1), turf (1)

 

[If all keywords are not here (as indicated by .....), they can be accessed from this link; there are links to come back from there]

 

 

Most likely scope for crop use/product (%):
[Please note: When there are only a few papers mentioning a species, care should be taken with the interpretation of these crop use/product results; as well, a mention may relate to the use of a species, or the context in which it grows, rather than a product]

 

green manure (98.69), weed (0.27), medicinal (0.13), timber (0.12), fruit (0.09), poison (0.09), ornamental (0.06), starch (0.04), cereal (0.03), nutraceutical (0.03)…..

 

[To see the full list of crop use/product outcomes, from searching abstracts of the papers that have mentioned this species, select this link; details of the analysis process have also been included; there are links to come back from there]

 

 

Recent mentions of this species in the literature:
[since 2012, with links to abstracts; The references from 1901-2013 which have been used for the trend, keyword and crop use/product analyses below, are listed below these references]

 

Villaseñor JL (2016) Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87, 559-902. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1870345316300707

Still CJ, Pau S and Edwards EJ (2014) Land surface skin temperature captures thermal environments of C3 and C4 grasses. Global Ecology and Biogeography 23, 286-296. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/geb.12121

Fandiño M, Cancela JJ, Rey BJ, Martínez EM, Rosa RG and Pereira LS (2012) Using the dual-Kc approach to model evapotranspiration of Albariño vineyards (Vitis vinifera L. cv. Albariño) with consideration of active ground cover. Agricultural Water Management 112, 75-87. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378377412001497

 

 

References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Nassella cernua: 6; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

Fandiño M, Cancela JJ, Rey BJ, Martínez EM, Rosa RG and Pereira LS (2012) Using the dual-Kc approach to model evapotranspiration of Albariño vineyards (Vitis vinifera L. cv. Albariño) with consideration of active ground cover. Agricultural Water Management 112, 75-87.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378377412001497

Costello MJ (2010) Grapevine and Soil Water Relations with Nodding Needlegrass (Nassella cernua), a California Native Grass, as a Cover Crop. HortScience 45, 621-627.  http://hortsci.ashspublications.org/cgi/content/abstract/45/4/621

Costello MJ (2010) Growth and Yield of Cultivated Grape with Native Perennial Grasses Nodding Needlegrass or California Barley as Cover Crops. HortScience 45, 154-156.  http://hortsci.ashspublications.org/cgi/content/abstract/45/1/154

Stott LV, Dougher TAO and Rew LJ (2010) Developing Native Multispecies Sod: An Alternative Rehabilitation Method for Disturbed Lands. Restoration Ecology 18, 742-752.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1526-100X.2009.00532.x

Seabloom EW, Harpole WS, Reichman OJ and Tilman D (2006) Notes & Abstracts

Invasion, competitive dominance, and resource use by exotic and native California grassland species. Ecological Rest. 24, 109-138.  http://er.uwpress.org http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/100/23/13384

Serrill WD (2006) Restoration Of Native Plants On Catalina Island California. NPJ 7, 4-14.  http://npj.uwpress.org/cgi/content/abstract/7/1/4

Costello MJ Grapevine and Soil Water Relations with Nodding Needlegrass (Nassella cernua), a California Native Grass, as a Cover Crop. HortScience 45, 621-627.  http://hortsci.ashspublications.org/cgi/content/abstract/45/4/621

Costello MJ Growth and Yield of Cultivated Grape with Native Perennial Grasses Nodding Needlegrass or California Barley as Cover Crops. HortScience 45, 154-156.  http://hortsci.ashspublications.org/cgi/content/abstract/45/1/154

Fandiño M, Cancela JJ, Rey BJ, MartÍnez EM, Rosa RG and Pereira LS Using the dual-Kc approach to model evapotranspiration of Albariño vineyards (Vitis vinifera L. cv. Albariño) with consideration of active ground cover. Agricultural Water Management 112, 75-87.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378377412001497

 


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Grateful acknowledgment is made to the following: for plant names: Australian Plant Name Index, Australian National Herbarium http://www.anbg.gov.au/cpbr/databases/apni-search-full.html; ; The International Plant Names Index, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew/Harvard University Herbaria/Australian National Herbarium http://www.ipni.org/index.html; Plants Database, United States Department of Agriculture, National Resources Conservation Service http://plants.usda.gov/;DJ Mabberley (1997) The Plant Book, Cambridge University Press (Second Edition); JH Wiersma and B Leon (1999) World Economic Plants, CRC Press; RJ Hnatiuk (1990) Census of Australian Vascular Plants, Australian Government Publishing Service; for information: Science Direct http://www.sciencedirect.com/; Wiley Online Library http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/advanced/search; High Wire http://highwire.stanford.edu/cgi/search; Oxford Journals http://services.oxfordjournals.org/search.dtl; USDA National Agricultural Library http://agricola.nal.usda.gov/booleancube/booleancube_search_cit.html; for synonyms: The Plant List http://www.theplantlist.org/; for common names: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page; etc.


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